Summary: The Director of Finance and Operations is the Chief Financial Officer of the school and manages or oversees all aspects of finance, human resources, facilities and technology. The Director of Finance and Operations reports to the Head of School, is a member of the Senior Administrative Team and supports the Board, the Finance Audit and investment, personnel, Financial Assistance and Planning Committees. The Director of Finance and Operations will be committed to the Mission of the school and be guided by its principles in all aspects of his or her work.
Accounting and Financial Reporting
Establish protocols and practices for all bookkeeping functions, ensuring that internal controls are in place. Supervise the Bookkeeper in tuition invoicing, receipt processing, and payment of vendor invoices. Process and post payroll, reconcile all bank and investment statements.
Coordinate with and supervise the work of the Auditor. Prepare year-end Trial Balance, supporting schedules and all Fund Accounting schedules required for the audit
Oversee the preparation and submission of all required Financial Reports. Prepare and present status reports for the Finance committee and Board as needed.
Develop the annual operating budget and revisions and supporting documentation, and develop Capital and project budgets as needed.
Consult with the Head and Director of Admissions on the Financial Assistance program, policy and forms. Complete all data analysis and calculation of need and attend all Financial Assistance Committee meetings. Create master lists for FA grant announcements and billing systems.
Ensure that all that all onboarding and annual paperwork is complete. Manage all aspects of employee benefits – selection of offerings, employee education, enrollment, payment and reporting.
Maintain all liability and loss policies, Reviewing limits and Policies periodically with Agent and Board; enure the physical safety of all staff, students and visitors, and the maintenance of policies and practices to ensure their well being.
Manage all aspects of building maintenance, consult with the Head to establish priority replacement and improvement projects.
Ensure the provision of all technology hardware, software and services for the school including internet services and an internal network overseeing the IT consultant and internal Tech Coordinator.
Ensure that the school is in compliance with all laws and regulations that govern its programs and operations.
Coordinates the agenda and meetings and prepares materials and minutes for the Finance/Audit/Investment, Personnel, Financial Assistance and Planning Committees.
A cover letter introducing yourself and describing your interest in the position
Application material should be sent to:
The Learning Project Elementary School 107 Marlborough Street Boston, MA 02116 email: email@example.com fax: 617.266.3543
Qualified candidates will be notified by the school to arrange a mutually convenient visit and interview.
The Learning Project seeks candidate who will reflect and enhance the racial, ethnic, cultural and gender diversity of the school community.
The Learning Project is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin.
About The Learning Project Elementary School
The Learning Project is an intentionally small K-6 school committed to financial accessibility, diversity, highly competitive faculty salaries, academic excellence and character development. The school is known for being Mission driven and also for being a highly congenial place to work.